Tag: Congo

Congolese opposition candidate Kolelas dies after election day

Congolese opposition candidate Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas died of Covid-19 as he was being transferred to France for treatment, his campaign director said Monday, the day after presidential elections in which he was the main challenger. Kolelas “died in the medical aircraft which came to get him from Brazzaville on Sunday[Read More…]

Nameless Woman Is Beaten, Raped And Beheaded In A Public Square

Masika Pictured in this report is a survivor of conflict in DRC and a rape victim Eliza Anyangwe, of CNN is reporting about a seven-minute video showing a woman being beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was circulating on the[Read More…]

FAAN Assures of Safety As Ebola Resurface In Congo

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has assured passengers and airport users of safety at the nation’s airports as the World Health Organization announces the outbreak of EBOLA in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In a statement released by the Authority’s acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu in[Read More…]

Peter of Psquare Threatens Legal Actions Against His Brothers, Paul And Jude

Nigerian singing duo, P-square are at war again, ending the relative calm enjoyed in their camp since the much publicised beef in March this year. One half of the duo, Peter Okoye now known as ‘Mr P’, has dissociated himself from a concert scheduled to hold in Congo with Psquare[Read More…]

Papa Wemba, One of Africa’s Greatest Music Stars Dies On Stage

Papa Wemba, one of Africa’s greatest music stars, has died after collapsing on stage during a festival in the Ivory Coast, the event organisers said Sunday. Papa Wemba, who was known as the “king of Congolese rumba” for helping to bring the highly popular sound to an international audience, was[Read More…]

Nigerian Power Lifter Wins Gold At The Ongoing All African Games In Congo, Setting New World Record

Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan has set a new World Record in the Power lifting event of the ongoing African Games in Congo. Adesokan, who in the times past has won many medals for Nigeria in various international events, set the new record in the Men’s up to 49kg category as he[Read More…]

Match Report: Nigeria Edges Closer To AFCON Qualification After Beating Congo 2-0

The Super Eagles of Nigeria this evening (Saturday) did Nigerians proud as they beat their Congolese opponents at the Stade Municipal de Pointe Noire. Coach Stephen Keshi named a rather strong side for the match with Vincent Enyeama in goal, Efe Ambrose at right-back, Juwon Oshaniwa in left back and a centre-back pairing[Read More…]

Equatorial Guinea 2015: Super Eagles Set To Face Congo’s Red Devils In Make Or Mar Encounter

The Super Eagles of Nigerias will today (Saturday) square up against the Red Devils of Congo in a 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier which will take place in Pointe-Noire, Congo. To ensure qualification for next year’s tournament which will now take place in Equatorial Guinea, the Super Eagles must[Read More…]

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Depart Abuja Today For Congo

The Super Eagles will fly out to Congo from Abuja today for a crucial AFCON qualifier on a chartered flight.. Discovery Air will airlift the contingent to Congo.. Nigeria battle Congo on Saturday afternoon in Pointe-Noire in a game that could well determine whether or not they will qualify for[Read More…]

Nigeria Ready To Battle South Africa In Cape Town

After losing 2-3 to the Red Devils of Congo at the UJ Esuene stadium in Calabar over the weekend, the Nigerian Super Eagles will be hoping to redeem their image when they face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa this evening. South Africa won their first AFCON qualifier of this international[Read More…]